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THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 14, 1949
* Ladies Professional Golf Association formation (LPGA)
* Patty Berg - Babe Didrikson Zaharias
This 64 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 45: "PRO GROUP FORMED FOR WOMEN'S GOLF" "Organization to Conduct Open Tourney Sept. 22-25--Miss Berg Elected President"
This was the actual formation of the La... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, May 26, 1951
* Willie Mays - New York Giants
* MLB Major League Baseball 1st game played
This 26 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 17: "Bums Beat Braves, 4-3; Bucs and Giants Also Triumph".
See photos for text mentioning this was Willie Mays very 1st MLB game with box scores.
Other news of the day throughout. Light b... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, November 23, 1966
* Steve Spurrier wins Heisman
* Florida Gators
* NCAA college football
This 38 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 29: "Heisman Trophy Goes To Florida's Spurrier" with related photo. (see)
Tells of the now famous college football coach for the South Carolina Gamecocks winning the Heisman Trophy as a pla... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, April 24, 1962
* New York Mets 1st ever win
* MLB baseball
This 30 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 24 that include: "Streaks End as Mets Surprise Pirates, 9-1 and more. (see)
Tells of the very first win by the new MLB franchise New York Mets.
Other news of the day. Good condition.
wikipedia notes: In Oc... See More
THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, May 14, 1958 This 80 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page of the sport's section (inside): "Musial Now Will Shoot for Wagner's N.L. Mark" with related photo. (see)
This tells of St. Louis Cardinal Stan Musial getting his 3,000th career hit.
Other news of the day. Some spine wear, otherwise good.... See More
THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, July 3 & 4, 1931
* Max Schmeling (German Boxer) vs. Young Stribling
* Title boxing match
* 2 issue lot
The July 4th, 14 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 8:
"Schmeling Stops Stribling in Fifteenth Round of Bout" with subheads and photo of Schmeling (see photos).
As an extra bonus you also get the July 3rd issue with pre fight news... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, Pennsylvania, November 29, 1926
* Carnegie Tech (Mellon)
* Notre Dame Fighting Irish - NCAA football
* 1 of the greatest upsets (Monday 1st report)
* Knute Rockne skips game (mistake)
This 20 page newspaper has sports reporting under "SEASON OF THRILLS IN FOOTBALL WORLD" and more which includes news of the huge upset of Notre Dame by Carnegie Tech. Knu... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1939
* Very 1st NFL football game on television
* Philadelphia Eagles vs. Brooklyn Dodgers
This 38 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 23 that include: "Dodgers Vanquish Eagles, 23-14, As Kercheval and Manders Excel" and more with smaller subheads and game stats and lineups (see images).
Though not mentioned in the report, this was in... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 1, 1976
* Tony Dorsett wins Heisman Trophy
* Pittsburgh Panthers - Dallas Cowboys
* NCAA & NFL football great
The sport's section (page B9) has a one column heading: "Dorsett Heisman Winner" with photo. This is 1st report coverage on Pittsburgh Panthers star running back, Tony Dorsett, winning the 1976 Heisman Trophy. Dorsett is one ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 3, 1947
* Guided rockets of the future
* World Series of baseball
* Brooklyn Dodgers vs. New York Yankees
This 52 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Guided 200-Mile Missile Forecast In Prototype Within a Few Years"
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout with much on game 3 of the 1947 World Series. Rag... See More
MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, June 13, 1930
* Max Schmeling vs. Jack Sharkey
* Heavyweight boxing championship
* Famous foul - punch below the belt
This 30 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 22: "Schmeling Disconsolate, Disgusted With His Victory; TUNNEY DECLARES FINISHING BLOW WAS UNINTENTIONALLY FOUL" with subheads and related photo.
Other news,... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1940
* Nile Kinnick receives All-America award
* Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football
This 100+ page Sunday newspaper has small one column headings on page 4 of the sport's section: "Kinnick, Iowa, Honored", "Receives All-America Board's Captain's Cup Here". See photo for text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of th... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, November 28, 1939
* Nile Kinnick "All Conference" 1st choice
* Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football
This 28 page newspaper has two column headlines in the sport's section (page 35): "Kinnick Outstanding Grid Star in Western Conference", "Iowa Back Only Unanimous Selection of Coaches as They Name All-Star Eleven... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, August 18, 1933
* Lou Gehrig's consecutive games played record
* New York Yankees - MLB baseball
This 30 page newspaper has two column headlines in the sport's section (pg. 26): "Lou Gehrig Smashes Record, Is Honored by League Head", "Durable Yankee First Sacker Plays in 1308th Consecutive Game to Surpass Scott's Old Mark...&q... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, January 18, 1952
* PGA Professional Golfers Association
* Ban of black players broken for the 1st time
This 40 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 36: "Kroll Shatters Course Standard at San Diego" and "Fire Seven-Under 65 for Three-Stroke Lead; Louis Becomes First Negro to Play in PGA Event"
This was the o... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1980
* John McEnroe vs. Bjorn Borg
* U.S. Open tennis finals
The front page has a three column photo with caption: "Retains U.S. Open Title"
The front page of the sport's section has a headline: "McEnroe Defeats Borg in U.S. Final" with photo (see photos). 1st report coverage on John McEnroe defeating Bjorn Borg in ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 29, 1934
* Outlaw John Dillinger
* On the run in Chicago
* Letter to his father
The back page has one column headings that include: "DILLINGER IS ALIVE HIS FATHER ASSERTS" "Farmer Shows Letter From Bandit, Dated 3 Weeks Ago, Saying He Is 'All Right'" "Ridicules Death Stories" and more (see images) The text includes a lett... See More
SPRINGFIELD SUNDAY REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, November 19, 1967
* USC Trojans vs. UCLA Bruins
* Signature game of the rivalry
* NCAA college football
The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a three column headline: "So. Cal. Nips UCLA, 21-20" with caption "Roses for the Trojans" and photo of O.J. Simpson being carried off the field.
O... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1982
* Northwestern Wildcats win
* Infamous losing streak ends
* College football
The sport's section (page 25) has a three column heading: "Northwestern Finally Win". This is 1st report coverage on the Northwestern Wildcats beating the Northern Illinois Huskies to end their 34 game losing streak.
Other news, sports and advertise... See More
LIBERTY magazine, New York, February 10, 1934. This is the complete issue of this popular title with a nice color cover showing a young lady on snowshoes at a mailbox (see photo). The back page has a nice color ad for Lucky Strike cigarettes. Also has an article with photos of the Liberty's All-Players All-America Football Team for 1933. Very nice condition, and measuring abou... See More
PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, Aug. 28, 1897 On pg. 16 under SPORTS is a detailed summary and the box score of a game between the Phillies and Pirates. Napoleon Lajoie, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame (the Hall of Shame on this day!), arrived at the game drunk, as revealed in the summary: First baseman Lajoie was not only late in reporting for duty yesterday afternoon, but when he did ar... See More
* Early baseball convention reporting - new teams
Page 2 has a report: Convention of Base Ball Players which has details about the tenth annual convention, mentioning there were delegates from as far away as Oregon, Iowa, Maryland and Virginia and that over 100 new clubs applied for admission. Notable changes in the Constitution included the admissio
* CCNY becomes only teams in history to win the NIT and NCAA Tournament
* City College of New York
This 60 page has a banner headline on page 40: "City College Conquers Bradley for First Sweep of National Basketball Titles" with subheads that include: "BEAVERS TRIUMPH AT GARDEN" "C.C.N.Y., Invitation Victor, Becomes First Five to Win N.C.A.A. Title Also
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 27, 1947 This 46 page newspaper has a five column headline on page 27: "Pirates Rout Dodgers on 20-Hit Attack," with subheads that includes: "Bankhead Hits Home Run" "But Negro Pitcher Is Routed With Gregg--Ostermueller Triumphs on Mound," and more with related photos, one showing Bankhead crossing home plate after home run. Box scores... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 26, 1934
* John J. McGraw death
* New York Giants manager
* New York newspaper reporting with photos
This 38 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "John J. McGraw Is Dead at 60; Called Baseball's Greatest Figure" "Sports World Mourns Veteran, Giants' Manager for 30 Years, Who Won Ten Pennants and T... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, October 14, 1925
* Early helicopter (Autogyro)
* 1st successful flight made to the public
This 52 page newspaper has a two column headline at the bottom of the front page: "Plane With Vanes Rises Almost Vertically; Briton Drives Spanish Craft Up 1,000 Feet".
Tells of a successful helicopter flight in it's infancy.
Other news of the day with... See More
THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, May 29, 1926
* Jess Sweetser... Golf...
* British Amateur Championship... 1st American born winner...
This 18 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "Jess Sweetser of New York Wins Amateur Golf Title of England; First American to Hold Prizeed Cup," with subheads and photo. (see) unusual to fi... See More
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* Glenn L (Pop) Warner
* Colored Ads
The color cover of this issue is of an older vehicle loaded with children setting outside of the Auto Show (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.
This issue contains an article entitled "Football's Most Perfect Play - a Backward Look at
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* John J McGraw, New York Giants manager
* Rudy Vallee
* Colored Ads
The color cover of this issue is of a young lady who [who looks likes she is longing for news] is talking to a postman, who is holding a letter behind his back (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.
This issue co
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* Baseball Pennants
* Colored Ads
The color cover of this issue is of young cowgirl with her laso (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.
This issue contains an article entitled "How Pennants are Really Won - When Luck Steps In, Bang Goes Everything, Says a Famous Baseball
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, March 19, 1937
* New London Texas school explosion
* Nice front page headline for display
This 12 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "TAKE 500 BODIES FROM RUINS" with subheads that include: "BLAST HORROR MOUNTING WITH WRECKAGE SEARCH" "Estimate the Final Death Toll Above 600 As Order Restored By M... See More
THE WORLD, New York, NY, May 26, 1922
* Babe Ruth
* George Herman Ruth
* Fight with umpire & fan
* Suspended from baseball
This 28 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 12: "Ruth Flings Dust On Umpire, Leaps in Stand After Jeerer" with subhead: "Big Hitter in Danger of Another Suspension or Fine..."
Nice to have in this New York City title.
Other n... See More
SUNDAY ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE OF THE DAILY PICAYUNE, from New Orleans, Louisiana, dated August 17, 1913. The cover of this issue features a cowboy enjoying his smoke while relaxing in the grass with his horse close by. Within the issue are articles entitled "The Trail of the Vanishing Herd", "Pitching in a Pinch" which shows Christy Mathewson, Walter Johnson, Joe Wood, Dema... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, August 18, 1938
* Henry Armstrong - pro boxer
* Wins 3rd concurrent title
* From the city where it happened
This 42 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 24: "20,000 See Armstrong Annex Lightweight Title by Beating Ambers in Garden" with subheads that include: "ARMSTRONG TAKES VERDICT ON POINTS" "Victory Over Ambers, 2 Votes... See More
THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany NY New York, August 11, 1934
* Babe Ruth announces retirement w/ photo
* New York Yankees
* MLB baseball
This 16 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 11: "Current Season Marks End Of Ruth's Playing Career" and "Babe Will Retire as Regular at Close of 1934 Campaign; Uncertain About Future in Baseball" with nice photo of Ruth. (... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, dated December 7, 1925
* Red Grange - Chicago Bears
* Polo Grounds - professional football
This 20 page newspaper has two column headline on page 9 that include: "'RED' GRANGE RECEIVES ABOUT $470 A YARD FOR HIS WORK AS PROFESSIONAL PLAYER"
and more. (see) 1st report coverage on Red Grange playing in a pro football g... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, September 15, 1942
* New York Yankees win flag
* World War II era original
* MLB baseball
This 44 page newspaper has a four column headline on page 27: "Yanks Beat Indians to Clinch Flag" with subheads that include: "DiMaggio Has Field Day" and more with box scores. Yankees would go on and win the World Series as well.
Great to have ... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, October 4, 1951
* Bobby Thomson home run (1st report)
* Shot Heard Round the World
This 14 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 10: "Giants Ninth Will Be Talked Of for Years".
Tells of the very famous walk off home run by Bobby Thomson in the bottom of the ninth inning at the Polo Grounds to win the NL Pennant for the New Yo... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, April 15, 1955
* Elston Howard 1st black starter (1st report)
* New York Yankees
* MLB baseball
This 40 page newspaper has various baseball reports on the opening week of the 1955 season on pages 33 & 34.
Page 34 has historic one column headline that reads: "Howard First Negro To Play for Yanks In Regular Game" which tells of Elston ... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION,, Massachusetts, September 26, 1960
* Ted William retires
* Boston Red Sox
* MLB Baseball
This 20 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Ted Williams Retires" with photo and caption: "At End Of Road" (see)
Tells of the announcement of Ted Williams that he will retire at seasons' end which was onl... See More
THE PARSONS SUN, Kansas KS November 2, 1966 This 28 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 12: Rozelle Sold On Newest NFL Location - coincidentally (?) announced on "All Saint's Day". A historic 1st report on the New Orleans Saints officially joining the NFL. Great chance to have the report that started it all for this team that recently became the 2010 su... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, October 14, 1960 This 22 page newspaper has headlines on page 10:"Baseball Fall Classic May Baffle For All Time" "Pirates' Fans in Craziest Victory Mood" with related photo.
Also reporting on the 3rd Kennedy-Nixon television debate on the front page.
Little margin wear, otherwise in good condition.... See More
THE STARS AND STRIPES, Mediterranean Edition, January 20, 1945
The front page includes "Sellout On Capitol's Hands - It's FDR's 4th Inauguration", with a related inside article, "Inauguration at the White House Today", which includes a photo of the White House.
An inside report has, "Army Sportswriter's Scoop Gives Louis One More Bout", which includes a small ph... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 24, 1860 Page one has an interesting article dated August 29, 1860, "Nicaragua-The American Minister-An Ultimatum-Walker And His Chances", which has about 10 linera inches of text regarding Walker, his arrival at Truxillo, and an encouragement to resist him. Two additional articles within the issue also provide comments on the last days... See More
THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, April 15, 1922
* Cap 'Pop' Anson death
* Major league baseball MLB
This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 12: "MANY TRIBUTES FOR 'POP' ANSON" "Former Associates Call Him Greatest Hero of Base Ball; Was 70 Years Old"
Tells of the death of famous baseball star Cap Anson.
Other news of the day. Light br... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 20, 1938
* Ernie Koy and Emmett Mueller
* Home runs in 1st at bats in MLB baseball - Brooklyn Dodgers & Philadelphia Phillies
This 46 page newspaper has a five column headline on page 28: "Six-Run Rally in Eighth Wins for the Dodgers" with subheads that include: "Koy Gets Circuit Smash" "Delivers Initial T... See More
THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, November 17, 1930.
* Bobby Jones quits golf for the movies
This 22 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "BOBBY' JONES RETIRES".
A historic item for the golf collector.
Other news of the day throughout. Usual browning with minor margin wear, otherwise good.... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, July 2, 1963
* Arnold Palmer
* Wins Cleveland Open
This 30+ page newspaper has a three column headline on page D-1 (inside) that reads: "Palmer Routs Playoff Rivals", with a photo of Arnold Palmer during play at the Cleveland Open golf championship. See photos for text.
Other news of the day. A few small binding holes along the spine, two sma... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 19, 1936
* Joe Louis vs. Jack Sharkey
* Heavyweight boxing
This 44 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 25: "Crowd of 30,000 Sees Louis Stop Sharkey in Fight at the Yankee Stadium" with subheads that include: "LOUIS KNOCKS OUT SHARKEY IN THIRD" "Loser Down Four Times" and more with two action photos. Loads of text text, too m... See More
* Phar Lap arrives in the U.S.
* To race in the Agua Caliente Handicap
* Thoroughbred horse racing to be record broken
This 100+ page Sunday newspaper has small one column headings on page s-6 (inside, near back): "PHAR LAP'S WORKOUT LIMITED TO A WALK" and "Australia's Great Gelding Will Not Run Until He Has Regained '